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Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina)

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Stunning views

Well worth the gentle climb, this headland provides stunning views and has a certain amount of historical interest with its nineteenth century gun emplacements.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Well worth the gentle climb, this headland provides stunning views and has a certain amount of historical interest with its nineteenth century gun emplacements.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A nice (if not windy) walk with some wonderful views. Worth a stop by. There was a play park on ten way back down which the small person with us thoroughly enjoyed Worth a visit.

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Aalborg, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Nice view of the city on a good day. Go in the center of the monument (the elogio del horizonte), you can hear the waves in a very special way.

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Arrived and parked in the port. . Very cheap on road parking. The walk through the park was lovely with lots of areas for people to exercise. Skate board, exercise their animals. The view from the top was worth the walk in the heat. . GIJON is laid out before you as a panorama across the sweeping bay and beach... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We walk to the top of that area recently and it was amazing look at the horizon. It was a hard and steep walk but it worthit.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A real oasis of calm after Gijon city, yet right on the edge of it. It is steep and hilly however, so a bit of work to get up to the top (around 40m vertically I think). Excellent views from the top. Probably best to just meander around for an hour or so as an escape from the city (it's... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Lovely walk to the top and fantastic views. There is a skateboard park at the bottom. Nice way to spend an hour or two.

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Oulu, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

After walking in the historic city center, this is where to go next. Open park (also for dogs) to wander around and enjoy the endless views to the sea.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We walked around here on a cold and wet day in November. The charm might have been lost on us, as we certainly couldn't see much of the views. There was a lot of very fresh air, but I think that this is somewhere best seen in the summer or better weather. The sculpture doesn't look at its best in... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We did a trip to Gijon just for the day and went to the Cerro as a starting point. The walks are lovely, there are lots of little restaurants and we ended at the Play San Lorenzo. We parked a little away, at the Plaza de Europa and loved walking through the town.

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